Professionals

Joy Tatarka

Partner

Joy Tatarka
(415) 291-1894 ext. 227

Joy joined TBWB in 2010, and brings a variety of political, legal and community service experience to each of her projects. In 2017, Joy was promoted within the TBWB management team to the role of Partner.  

Since joining TBWB Joy has helped dozens of public agencies from all parts of California develop local bond and tax measures for the ballot and achieve voter support. In the past five years, she has worked with local officials, school boards and community representatives to raise over $3.5 billion for school construction, hospital renovation and other much-needed community projects.  

She believes strongly in listening to the needs of her clients, and working together to build a plan that allows them to reach their goals.

Joy grew up in Montana, where she received her J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law and a B.A. in Communications from Montana State University–Billings.  Before joining TBWB Joy served as Regional Field Director for Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), and as Field Director for the successful 49ers Stadium Campaign in Santa Clara, CA. Joy is a 200hr Registered Yoga Instructor who teaches in Half Moon Bay and enjoys sharing her love of yoga with others. She also loves cooking for friends and family, riding roller coasters, distance running and reading a good mystery.